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Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Dekalb And Marshall Counties Until 815 PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Marshall County in northeastern Alabama... Southwestern DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama... * Until 815 PM CDT * At 741 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was loca

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 02:42:00

Vinemont teacher arrested for engaging in sex act with student

VINEMONT - A Vinemont teacher has been arrested for one count of engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Chasity McRae, 35, was taken into custody on March 15. She was a counselor at the school. The arrest stems from an investigation by the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. After re

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:03:40

Gadsden City put on brief lockdown Monday

Gadsden City High School was on soft lockdown for a while Monday morning, Gadsden Police Sgt. John Hallman said, while an alleged threat was investigated. Principal Jeff Colegrove said the school received a call from another state concerning a threat on campus. "We investigated the incident and foun

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-19 23:25:12

Alleged car thief dead after chase ends in crash

A Gadsden man is dead after he allegedly stole a sports car in Gadsden and was chased by by law enforcement officers to Blount County, where he crashed and was ejected from the car. Lavaris Donte Jones, 22, was flown to UAB Hospital after the car crashed Sunday afternoon on Alabama Highway 231 in Bl

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-19 15:11:10

Man refusing to stop for police killed in crash near Onetona

A Gadsden man involved in a pursuit with the Steele Police Department died Sunday after the car he was driving overturned down an embankment, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Lavarius Donte Jones, 22, was a driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro when it left the roadway on U.S. 231 and over

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 23:17:21

Storm damage across east Alabama: Power outages, volunteers needed in Jacksonville

Damage reported from storms Monday night in Limestone County. (Contributed photo | Limestone County Sheriff) Storms that included tornadoes and large hail ripped through the north and eastern parts of Alabama on Monday night, leaving behind damage to Jacksonville State University and thousands with

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:50:38

Weather service assessing storm damage in Alabama

The National Weather Service says crews are assessing storm damage across Alabama following a night of violent weather. The weather service office in Birmingham tweets that two teams were out Tuesday morning surveying damage in eastern Alabama including Jacksonville. Homes, businesses and the campus

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-20 06:59:48

Southside storm damage: 'We've got a mess'

SOUTHSIDE - Emergency response personnel gathered Tuesday for a briefing at Southside City Hall after a night spent searching damaged or destroyed homes for injured people, controlling traffic and clearing paths for the work that is about to begin in earnest. "We've got a mess," Southside Mayor Wall

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-20 13:04:04

2 charged with trafficking meth

Investigations by the Cullman Police Department into illegal drug activities led to the arrest of two men on trafficking methamphetamine charges. The police department's Crime Suppression Unit conducted multiple operations leading to the arrest of Ronall Jason Brannon, 45, of Vinemont, for trafficki


Boaz woman charged with drugging 5-year-old

Margaret Ann Elchin, 41, was arrested Thursday afternoon and posted a $50,000 bond later that day, according to jail records. Elchin is accused of giving the boy a pill and dropping him off at school. School faculty noticed something was wrong with the boy and called medical personnel, according


Man charged with second-degree rape of 14-year-old girl

A 24-year-old man is charged with a sex crime involving a teen girl. John David Coggins, 24, was arrested Thursday by the Etowah County Sheriff's Office. Investigators said the Gallant man is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at a home on Smith Chapel Road in Boaz. Coggins was arrested after a fa


Boaz school employee placed on leave for "alleged misconduct"

A Boaz City School System employee is under investigation and has been placed on administrative leave. According to a statement released on Friday afternoon by Boaz Superintendent Shannon Stanley, the school system is currently cooperating with the Boaz Police Department to investigate the unnamed e


District Attorney's office arrests Arab man for child porn

An Arab man out of jail on bond on child pornography charges since 2016 was arrested this week on similar charges - this time involving library computers. James Frank Garrison, 75, was arrested in June 2016 for possession of child pornography. He was released on $25,000 bond, but a condition of that


Gadsden police looking for person of interest in school burglary

Gadsden police said they need help finding a man caught on video surveillance breaking into the Eura Brown Elementary School's gym on Thursday. The man was wearing overalls and a camouflage mask, authorities said. Gadsden police said they need help finding a man caught on video surveillance breakin


Women charges with drugging child before school

The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says 41-year-old Margaret Ann Elchin of Boaz was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated child abuse. Officials say the woman gave the child a pill that caused him to lose consciousness at times and have slurred speech. They say school workers noticed some


Marshall County woman arrested for chemical endangerment

A Marshall County woman has been arrested in connection to chemical endangerment of a child, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Investigator Brandi Fuller. Crystal Leann Russell, 27, of Albertville, is charged with one count of chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in whic


Albertville woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child

A 27-year-old Albertville woman is charged with chemical endangerment of a child. The Etowah County Sheriff's Office say Crystal Russell tested positive for opiates, amphetamines and OxyContin while pregnant. Russell was previously charged with chemical endangerment in March 2017. Russell is being

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Cullman woman charged with selling meth

CULLMAN - The Cullman Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) on Tuesday arrested Lauren Alexandra Harvey, 21, of Cullman for one count of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance for allegedly selling methamphetamine. She was also arrested on a warrant for unlawful possession of a c


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Officers arrest 11 in drug raids

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office arrested 11 people in two drug raids early Monday morning. The Sheriff's Special Operations Unit, members of the Marshall County Drug Task Force, the Albertville Police Department, the Boaz Police Department and the FBI executed two search warrants in the Boaz ar